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Five great bookshops in the Geelong region

Geelong

Once long ago Geelong was home to a magnificent bookshop called Griffiths. There was ample space to wander, happy knowledgeable staff, well stocked shelves, delightful children’s area and all this was housed inside a historically divine building. If you’re a bookshop lover like us then you’re likely wondering where this treasure is? Well, sad news, this store is no more.

Griffiths Book shop Geelong Griffiths Bookstore Geelong. Image: intown.com.au

Geelong’s bookshop culture was harmed when international book giant Borders swept into town. Borders survived in Geelong just long enough to kill off a few of our smaller, quaint and loved bookstores. Whilst Griffiths may have said goodbye we’ve hunted down a five wonderful independent bookstores that Geelong has managed to hang onto.

Patons Situated in Newtown this popular bookshop is a favourite among locals. There is always friendly staff on hand to assist with book selection or to help track down that title that…

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